Re: PPP asks my ISP for password
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On Sunday 01 Sep 2002 10:25 pm, Anna Lawless wrote:
> Having finally got what I thought was a working box, I can't dial
> out. Whichever method I use, I either can't connect to my ISP or
> the connection is refused by my box.
> I type 'pon', having set up ppp in the normal Debian way. Nothing
> happens. I'll go back into it to try to find the log message.
> I can dial out with kppp, but as soon as I'm connected pppd dies,
> with the message 'cannot obtain a password for this IP address'.
> Obviously I can't get a password from my ISP and I've searched
> everywhere to try to find out which file it's in.
You need to edit your /etc/ppp/options file an have the option noauth (i think
it is commented out by default). Also make sure there is no 'auth' option
somewhere else in the file.
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